Rudder means: A riddle or sieve.
Rudder means: The mechanical appliance by means of which a vessel is guided or steered when in motion. It is a broad and flat blade made of wood or iron, with a long shank, and is fastened in an upright position, usually by one edge, to the sternpost of the vessel in such a way that it can be turned from side to side in the water by means of a tiller, wheel, or other attachment.
Rudder means: Fig.: That which resembles a rudder as a guide or governor; that which guides or governs the course.
Rudderhead means: The upper end of the rudderpost, to which the tiller is attached.
Rudderhole means: The hole in the deck through which the rudderpost passes.
Rudderless means: Without a rudder.
Rudderpost means: The shank of a rudder, having the blade at one end and the attachments for operating it at the other.
Rudderstock means: The main part or blade of the rudder, which is connected by hinges, or the like, with the sternpost of a vessel.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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